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Dust puff?

Dust puff?

NASA / JPL / Emily Lakdawalla

Dust puff?
There is a thing on the horizon in both eyes of the rear hazcam images taken by Curiosity immediately after landing and before the transparent dust covers were deployed. The thing is not visible in later images.

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Original image data dated on or about August 6, 2012

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